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Jefferson County legislators vote to oppose SAFE Act

There was little controversy in Jefferson County as legislators voted unanimously on their own resolution to oppose the SAFE Act.

Dozens of people showed up to Tuesday night’s meeting to voice their concerns and to thank the board for taking the action to oppose the law.

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Jefferson County resolution opposing the NY SAFE Act

Jefferson County by Evan Hempel

Jefferson County legislators consider resolution opposing state gun law

Disappointed with aspects of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s gun control bill and frustrated by the manner in which it was passed, Jefferson County legislators are considering drafting a resolution opposing the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013.

Modeled after a resolution created by Republican legislators in Ulster County, the Jefferson County resolution is expected to stake out a position opposing the act and requesting its repeal. The Jefferson County Board of Legislators has a 13-2 Republican majority.

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